Showing posts with label #IndigenousKnowledge. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #IndigenousKnowledge. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

⚗️IMSPARK: Oceans of Knowledge: Pacific Research Uniting Communities⚗️

⚗️Imagine... Oceans of Knowledge: Pacific Research Uniting Communities⚗️ 

💡 Imagined Endstate: 

A future where Pacific communities are globally recognized as custodians of ancestral wisdom, leading the way in sustainable living and climate resilience.

🔗 Link: 

📚 Source: 

McElfish, P. A., Yeary, K., Sinclair, K. A., Steelman, S., Esquivel, M. K., Aitaoto, N., Kaholokula, K., Purvis, R. S., & Ayers, B. L. (2019). Best Practices for Community-Engaged Research with Pacific Islander Communities in the US and USAPI: A Scoping Review. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 30(4), 1302-1330.

💥 What’s the Big Deal: 

Integrating traditional Pacific knowledge with modern scientific research holds immense potential for addressing global challenges🌏 such as climate change and sustainability. The Pacific islands🌊 boast abundant biodiversity and cultural heritage, encompassing a profound connection to the natural world.

By engaging Pacific communities in research🔬, we can unlock innovative solutions grounded in centuries of experience. This collaborative approach ensures that research is conducted ethically and beneficially🤝, respecting the values and needs of Pacific Islanders. It also empowers these communities by recognizing their contributions to science and valuing their perspective in global discussions. 

The impact of this is twofold: it preserves the cultural heritage of the Pacific and advances scientific understanding in ways that are culturally sensitive🌴and environmentally sound. This paradigm shift in research could set a precedent for how indigenous knowledge is incorporated into scientific endeavors worldwide

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💰IMSPARK: Equitable Foundations: Building Homeownership Dreams in the Pacific💰

  💰Imagine... Equitable Foundations:  Building Homeownership Dreams in the Pacific💰 💡 Imagined Endstate:   A future where Pacific communi...